STATEMENT OF BELIEFS FOR THE CHURCH IN JERRAMUNGUP
We Believe That:
*God is sovereign in creation, provision, revelation, redemption and final judgment.
*There is one God in whom the Father, Son and Holy Spirit have always existed as One.
–is God who became man
-was born of a virgin mother
-was baptized so as to identify with and set a pattern for man
-led a sinless life
-willingly suffered death on a cross as a substitutionary sacrifice for our sin, making possible our reconciliation with God.
-was raised from death to life
-will come back to earth to reign in righteousness.
*The Holy Spirit
–brings new life to the new believer
-lives within all who have received Christ, working to make them more like Christ.
-gives gifts to all believers for the building up of others. No one gift is essential evidence of a believer’s position in Christ.
*The scriptures as originally given are the inspired word of God, therefore are faultless, trustworthy and have authority for doctrine and practice.
*In the light of Gods perfection, all people are sinful and are deserving of His condemnation.
*A person stands acceptable before God only by the grace of God, gained by faith in Jesus Christ.
*All true believers belong to the Body of Christ which is the true Church